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Energy Statistics Yearbook - Conversion factors


Introduction | Definitions
Abbreviations and Symbols | Conversion factors

 

Selected conversion factors for crude petroleum and petroleum products
To convert from metric tons into the following units, multiply by the factor in the appropriate column

FROM:

Metric tons
TO:

Litre

U.S. Gallon
Imperial Gallon
Barrel
Barrels/ day
Cubic Metre
Crude petroleum (average specific gravity)

1164
308
256
7.32
0.02005
1.164
Aviation gasolene
1370
362
301
8.62
0.02362
1.370
Bitumen
962
254
212
6.05
0.01658
0.962
Condensate
1429
378
253
7.23
0.02463
1.429
Fuel oils (undifferentiated)
1099
290
242
6.91
0.01893
1.099
Gas diesel oil
1149
304
253
7.23
0.01981
1.149
Gasolenes (undifferentiated)
1351
357
297
8.50
0.02329
1.351
Jet fuel
1235
326
272
7.77
0.02129
1.235
Kerosene
1235
326
272
7.77
0.02129
1.235
Liquefied petroleum gas
1852
489
407
11.65
0.03192
1.852
Lubricants
1111
294
244
6.99
0.01915
1.111
Motor gasolene
1351
357
297
8.50
0.02329
1.351
Naphthas (undifferentiated)
1389
367
306
8.74
0.02395
1.389
Natural gasolene
1590
420
350
10.00
0.02740
1.590
Paraffin wax
1250
330
275
7.86
0.02153
1.250
Petroleum coke
877
232
193
5.52
0.01512
0.877
Residual fuel oil
1053
278
232
6.62
0.01814
1.053
White spirit
1235
326
272
7.77
0.02129
1.235


Standard coefficients used to convert from metric tons into tons of coal equivalent

FROM:

Metric tons
TO:

Tons of coal equivalent
Hard coal
1.000
Lignite
0.385
Coke-oven coke
0.900
Brown coal coke
0.670
Gas coke
0.900
Hard coal briquettes
1.000
Lignite briquettes
0.670
Peat
0.325
Oil shale
0.314
Fuelwood
0.333
Bagasse
0.264
Peat briquettes
0.500
Charcoal
0.986
Crude oil
1.429
Natural gas liquids (weighted average) 
1.542
Gasolene
1.500
Kerosene
1.474
Jet fuel
1.474
Residual fuel oil
1.416
Liquefied petroleum gases 
1.554
Natural gasolene
1.532
Condensate
1.512
Other natural gas liquids
1.512
Electricity (in 1000 Kwh)
34.121